Using the grid

Using the grid

The grid displays a system of horizontal and vertical lines in the Document window. It is useful for placing objects precisely. You can make absolutely-positioned page elements automatically snap to the grid as you move them, and change the grid or control the snapping behavior by specifying grid settings. Snapping works whether or not the grid is visible.

To show or hide the grid:

  • Select View > Grid > Show Grid.

To enable or disable snapping:

  • Select View > Grid > Snap to Grid.

To change grid settings:

  1. Select View > Grid > Grid Settings.

    The Grid Settings dialog box appears.

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  2. Set options as desired.

    For more information, see Setting the Grid Settings dialog box options.

  3. Click OK.

Related topics

  • Resizing layers
  • Moving layers
  • Aligning layers

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